Jeremiah 5:30

30 An appalling and 1horrible thing has happened in the land:

Jeremiah 5:30 Meaning and Commentary

Jeremiah 5:30

A wonderful and horrible thing is committed in the land.
] What may justly raise admiration in some, and horror in others, or both in all: it is so amazing that it can hardly be conceived of, and so shameful and filthy as not to be expressed; what it is follows:

Jeremiah 5:30 In-Context

28 they have grown fat and sleek. They know no bounds in deeds of evil; they judge not with justice the cause of the fatherless, to make it prosper, and they do not defend the rights of the needy.
29 Shall I not punish them for these things? declares the LORD, and shall I not avenge myself on a nation such as this?"
30 An appalling and horrible thing has happened in the land:
31 the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule at their direction; my people love to have it so, but what will you do when the end comes?

Cross References 1

  • 1. Jeremiah 23:14; Hosea 6:10
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